I’ve made this wrong move myself, in spite of the fact I knew better, of playing basketball in running shoes. I wound up with blisters on my toes and aching toenails.
I am going to make this clear as crystal, running shoes are not produced for basketball! You want to pick up the best basketball shoes possible.
Running shoes are crafted for movements in a straight line. They deliver the cushioning and support your feet demand for the constant impact they get from the ground while you are running. However, running shoes usually tend not to provide much support, if any, for lateral motion. And for those of you who play basketball regularly, you know that lateral movements is a big part of playing basketball. If you try to make a quick cut or lateral move in running shoes, you could end up twisting an ankle or spraining a knee and sidelining yourself for an extended period of…